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How Can the Chief Data Officer Facilitate Data Literacy and Data Democracy?

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Data Strategy Articles, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  1 Comment

“Data Literacy: It’s all about how to get people in an organization engaged so that they can make decisions and take actions that can collectively drive better decision-making,” said Harald Smith, Director of Product Management at Syncsort. Smith is a strong proponent of Data Democracy. “Data Democratization” is the idea that digital information should be […]

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Welcome to the New World of Curating Data, Not Owning it

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Richard Macaskill. Faced with the new challenges of data protection – and increased levels of oversight – many of us working with SQL Server have come to the same conclusion. Quite simply, the column names and free text descriptions available to us to describe the data in our care (or […]

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The Love/Hate Relationship between IT and Data Quality Tools

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kevin W. McCarthy. Anyone who has worked in Data Management knows the struggles that IT endures. They typically have limited resources around people and infrastructure. They have protocols and regulations that they must adhere to when handling data that is constantly changing and evolving (hello, GDPR). And the backlog […]

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Are You Data Rich, but Insight Poor? Turn Enterprise Communications Data into Actionable Insights

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Larry Foster. We’re in the middle of an exciting period of digital transformation. An important by-product of this transformation is the creation and collection of large amounts of digital data. Dubbed “Big Data,” it’s no surprise that this topic continues to be buzz-worthy among most disciplines across the enterprise. […]

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What Do AI and Machine Learning Mean for DBAs

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Patrick O’Keeffe. Over the course of the past few decades, major trends in technology have shaped and reshaped the role of the DBA in many organizations. As DBAs manage an increasing amount of data, they have also seen an uptick in their core responsibilities – now being tasked with […]

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Applied Use of Docker Containers and Database Clones

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Paul Stanton. This is Part 2 of the “Docker Containers and Database Cloning for DBAs, Data Governance, and IT Decision Makers” Series. Part 1 of the series is at: Docker Containers and Database Cloning for DBAs, Data Governance, and IT Decision Makers: An Introduction, it provided an introduction to […]

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Docker Containers and Database Cloning for DBAs, Data Governance, and IT Decision Makers: An Introduction

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Paul Stanton. The industry is buzzing about Docker Containers and their rapid adoption.   It’s not widely known, but MySQL, Postgres, and NoSQL are among Docker’s most popular images.  Microsoft has joined the fray with Docker as a feature of Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10, and SQL Server 2017 […]

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What is Database Management?

By   /  January 1, 2018  /  Data Education, Database News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Database Management, allows a person to organize, store and retrieve data from a computer. Database Management can also describe, the data storage, operations and security practices of a Database Administrator (DBA), throughout the life cycle of the data. Managing a database involves designing, implementing and supporting stored data, to maximize its value. Database Management Systems, […]

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So, What is GDPR, and Why Should Your Customers Care?

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Richard Macaskill. We all know GDPR is on the way and, to date, most of the articles have been industry-focused, talking about the affect it will have on companies and organizations that gather, hold and process data. I recently wrote about why DBAs should care about it, and advised that […]

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GDPR Compliance: A Data Transformation Opportunity

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Beginning May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives data privacy and protection rights to all citizens of the EU, a change that will affect any company doing business with EU citizens worldwide. Ken Krupa, Enterprise CTO for MarkLogic, says “I don’t think there’s been anything like this before on this scale.” He […]

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